Parents Against Critical Theory

SEL: Elementary Books/YouTube

The books and videos listed below (109) are a representation of the literary materials LCPS Elementary Schools are using today.  This may not be all of the materials but should provide parents a good place to start.  Categories:

  • Celebrating Diversity
  • Community Building
  • COVID Learning
  • Feeling and Emotions
  • Growth Mindset
  • Kindness
  • Celebrating Diversity
  • Community Building
  • Covid Learning
  • Feelings and Emotions
  • Growth Mindset
  • Kindness
CategoryBook TitleAuthorFocusLinkPKK12345Second Step UnitYouTube Link
Celebrating DiversityA Loud Winter's NapKaty HudsonSame and Different FeelingsBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathyYouTube Link
Celebrating DiversityHow Do You Hug A Porcupine? Laurie IsopSame or Different Characteristics Book OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathyYoutube Link
Celebrating DiversityWe're Different, We're the SameBobbi KatesSame or Different Characteristics Book OverviewYesYesYesNoNoNoNoEmpathyYoutube Link
Celebrating DiversityMarvelous Me: Inside and OutLisa BullardSame or Different Characteristics Book OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathy/Positive Self-TalkYoutube Link
Celebrating DiversityNot Quite Snow WhiteAshley FranklinCelebrating Black Voices Book OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesSkills for Learning (Be Assertive)Youtube Link
Celebrating DiversityTeach Your Dragon About DiversitySteven HermanDiversity and DifferencesBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoEmpathyYoutube Link
Celebrating DiversityHappy in Our SkinFran ManushkinDiversity and DifferencesBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathy/Positive Self-TalkYoutube Link
Celebrating DiversityI Am EnoughGrace ByersCelebrating Strengths & Self-EsteemBook OverviewNoYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathy/Positive Self-TalkYoutube Link
Celebrating DiversityAmbitious GirlMeena HarrisCelebrating Black Voices Book OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPositive Self Talk & Being AssertiveN/A
Celebrating DiversityI PromiseLeBron JamesCelebrating Black Voices Book OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesSkills for Learning (Self-Talk)Youtube Link
Celebrating DiversityMae Among the StarsRoda AhmedCelebrating Black Voices Book OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPositive Self Talk & Being ResilientYoutube Link
Celebrating DiversityI am Perfectly DesignedKaramo BrownCelebrating Black Voices Book OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathy/Positive Self-TalkYouTube Link
Celebrating DiversityWhat If Everybody Thought That?Ellen JavernickAvoiding AssumptionsBook OverviewNoNoNoYesYesYesYesProblem Solving & Emotion ManagementYouTube Link
Celebrating DiversityEyes that Kiss in the CornersJoanna HoDiversity and DifferencesBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoEmpathy/Positive Self-TalkYouTube Link
Celebrating DiversityWe're Better TogetherEileen SpinelliDiversity and DifferencesBook OverviewYesYesYesNoNoNoNoEmpathy/Positive Self-TalkN/A
CategoryBook TitleAuthorFocusLinkPKK12345Second Step UnitYouTube Link
Community BuildingGoodbye Brings HelloDianne WhiteNew ExperiencesBook OverviewYesYesYesNoNoNoNoEmpathyYouTube Link
Community BuildingThe Day You BeginJacqueline WoodsonNew ExperiencesBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingFlight SchoolLita JudgeNew ExperiencesBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoSkills for Learning (Be Assertive)Youtube Link
Community BuildingI Will Be Fierce!Bea Birdsong & Nidhi ChananiNew ExperiencesBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion MangagmentYoutube Link
Community BuildingThe Name JarYangsook ChoiCommunity BuildingBook OverviewNoNoNoYesYesYesYesEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingOur Class is a FamilyShannon OlsenCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingYou MatterChristian RobinsonCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingThe Jelly Donut DifferenceMaria DismondyCommunity BuildingBook OverviewNoNoYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingAll Welcome HereJames PrellerCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingSay SomethingPeter H. ReynoldsCommunity BuildingBook OverviewNoYesYesYesYesYesYesSkills for Learning (Be Assertive)Youtube Link
Community BuildingStrictly No ElephantsLisa Mantchev & Taeeun YooCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingThe Sandwich SwapQueen Rainia & Kelly DiPucchioCommunity BuildingBook OverviewNoNoNoYesYesYesYesEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingThe Big UmbrellaAmy June Bates & Juniper BatesCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingI PromiseLeBron JamesCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesSkills for Learning (Self-Talk)Youtube Link
Community BuildingAll Are WelcomeAlexandra PenfoldCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYoutube Link
Community BuildingBello the CelloDennis MathewCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesNoNoNoNoBe Assertive & Music ConnectionsYoutube Link
Community BuildingThe Someone NewJIll TwissCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathy & Welcoming  
Community BuildingThe World Needs Who You Were Made to BeJoanna GainesCommunity BuildingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathy & Welcoming Youtube Link
CategoryBook TitleAuthorFocusLinkPKK12345Second Step UnitYouTube Link
COVID LearningCOVID 19 for KidsCatherine CheungHealthBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNo N/A
COVID LearningeNinja: A Children's Book About Virtual Learning Practices Mary NhinDistance Learning Book OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNo Youtube LInk
COVID LearningA Little SPOT Wears a MaskDiane AlberHealthBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Youtube LInk
COVID LearningA Little SPOT Learns OnlineDiane AlberDistance Learning Book OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Youtube LInk
COVID LearningSchool Is Different This Year and That's OK!Julie BairHybrid LearningBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNo Youtube Link
COVID LearningThe Love Behind the MaskLIzy TothHybrid LearningBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Youtube Link
COVID LearningLucy's MaskLIsa Sirkis ThompsonHealthBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Youtube Link
COVID LearningHeroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super AdventureSesame WorkshopHybrid LearningBook OverviewYesYesNoNoNoNoNo Youtube Link
COVID LearningPenelope and Jack, Together ApartUncle Inkwell & Professor StorkSocial DistancingBook OverviewNoNoYesYesYesYesYes Youtube Link
COVID LearningA Unique Start From 6 Feet ApartEmily OquendoHybrid LearningBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNo Youtube Link
CategoryBook TitleAuthorFocusLinkPKK12345Second Step UnitYouTube Link
Feelings and EmotionsFind Your Calm: A Mindful Approach to Relieve Anxiety and Grow Your BraveryGabi GarciaSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYouTube Link
Feelings and EmotionsBreathe Like a BearKira Willey & Anni BettsSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsWIlma Jean the Worry MachineJulia CookSelf-ManagementBook OverviewNoNoYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsAnxious NinjaMary NhinSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsA Little SPOT of AnxietyDiane AlberSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsRuby Finds a WorryTom PercivalSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsCalm NinjaMary NhinSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsThe Boy with Big, Big FeelingsBritney Winn LeeSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsWorry Says What?Allison EdwardsSelf-ManagementBook OverviewNoYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsEven Superheroes Have Bad DaysShelly Baker & Eda KabanSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsFinding Feelings Search & Find BookJennifer GaffordEmotion IdentifcationBook OverviewNoNoNoYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementN/A
Feelings and EmotionsI am Stronger Than AngerElizabeth ColeSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsThe Color MonsterAnna LlenasEmotion IdentifcationBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsGrumpy MonkeySuzanne LangEmotion IdentifcationBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsA Little SPOT of AngerDiane AlberSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsWhen I'm Feeling AngryTrace MoroneySelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsAngry OctopusLori LiteSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsWaiting Is Not Easy!Mo WillemsSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsWhen I'm Feeling JealousTrace MoroneySelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsRight Now, I am FineDaniela OwenSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsBig FeelingsAlexandra PenfoldSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmotion ManagementN/A
Feelings and EmotionsThe Crocodile and the DentistTaro GomiPerspective Taking & FeelingsBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmotion ManagementYoutube Link
Feelings and EmotionsWhen Saddness is at Your DoorEva ElandSelf-ManagementBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmotion Management 
CategoryBook TitleAuthorFocusLinkPKK12345Second Step UnitYouTube Link
Growth MindsetFair SharesPippa GoodhartSharingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoProblem Solving & Fair SharingYoutube Link
Growth MindsetBe Fair and ShareMaria MaysenSharingBook OverviewYesYesYesNoNoNoNoProblem Solving & Fair SharingYoutube Link
Growth MindsetCan I Play Too?Mo WillemsJoining In/Inviting OthersBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoSkills for Learning (Be Assertive)YouTube Link
Growth MindsetEnemy PieDerek MunsonResolving Friend ConflictsBook OverviewNoNoNoNoYesYesYesEmotion ManagementYouTube Link
Growth MindsetThe Do-Over DayJulia InserroProblem Solving & ChoicesBook OverviewNoYesYesYesYesYesYesProblem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetWhat Should Danny Do?Adir LevyProblem Solving & ChoicesBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesProblem Solving 
Growth MindsetWhat Should Darla Do?Adir LevyProblem Solving & ChoicesBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesProblem Solving 
Growth MindsetGiraffes Can't DanceGiles AndreaeProblem Solving & Growth MindsetBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoSkills for Learning & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetJabari JumpsGaia CornwallProblem Solving & Growth MindsetBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoSkills for Learning & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetWhat If Everybody Did That?Ellen JavernickProblem Solving & ChoicesBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesSkills for Learning & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetWhat If Everybody Said That?Ellen JavernickProblem Solving & Choices Book OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesSkills for Learning & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetStuckOliver JeffersProblem Solving & Choices Book OverviewYesYesYesNoNoNoNoSkills for Learning & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetTo the SeaCale AtkinsonProblem Solving & Joining InBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoSkills for Learning & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetAbracadabra! The Magic of TryingMaria Loretta GiraldoGrowth MindsetBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoProblem Solving & Growth Mindset 
Growth MindsetBeautiful OppsBarney SaltzbergProblem Solving & Growth MindsetBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoProblem Solving & Creative ThinkingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetThe Girl Who Never Made MistakesMark PettGrowth MindsetBook OverviewNoYesYesYesYesYesYesProblem Solving & Growth MindsetYouTube Link
Growth MindsetIt's Okay to Make MistakesTodd ParrFeelings & Growth MindsetBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoProblem Solving & Growth MindsetYouTube Link
Growth MindsetThe Magical YetAngela DiTerlizziGrowth MindsetBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesProblem Solving & Growth MindsetYoutube Link
Growth MindsetTalk and Work It OutCheri J. MeinersProblem SolvingBook OverviewNoYesYesYesNoNoNoProblem SolvingYoutube Link
Growth MindsetStand Tall, Molly Lou MelonPatty LovellProblem Solving & Bullying PreventionBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoProblem Solving & Being AssertiveYouTube Link
Growth MindsetThe Recess QueenAlexis O'NeillProblem Solving & Bullying PreventionBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoProblem Solving & Being AssertiveYouTube Link
Growth MindsetStuckOliver JeffersProblem SolvingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoProblem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetSofia Valdez, Future PrezAndrea BeatyProblem Solving & Being AssertiveBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoProblem Solving & Being AssertiveYouTube Link
Growth MindsetDon't Forget the BaconPat HutchinsProblem Solving & FocusingBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoSkills for Learning & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetWord BirdyTammi SauerProblem Solving & ListeningBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoSkills for Learning & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetQuiet Please, Owen McPheeTrudy LudwigProblem Solving & ListeningBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoSkills for Learning & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetBear Came AlongRichard T MorrisProblem Solving & CollaborationBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoCollaborating & Problem SolvingYouTube Link
Growth MindsetYour Fantastic Elastic BrainJoAnn DeakGrowth MindsetBook OverviewNoNoYesYesYesYesYesSkills for Learning & Growth MindsetYouTube Link
Growth MindsetMy Strong MindNiels van HoveGrowth MindsetBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoSkills for Learning & Growth MindsetYouTube Link
CategoryBook TitleAuthorFocusLinkPKK12345Second Step UnitYouTube Link
KindnessKindness is My SuperpowerAlicia OrtegoKindnessBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathyYouTube Link
KindnessBe KindPat Zietlow Miller & Jen HillKindnessBook OverviewNoNoYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYouTube Link
KindnessKindness Starts with You At SchoolJacquelyn StaggKindnessBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYouTube Link
KindnessKindness Starts with You Jacquelyn StaggKindnessBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYouTube Link
KindnessInspire KindnessLily LopezKindnessBook OverviewNoNoYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyN/A
KindnessSuperheroes Are EverywhereKamala HarrisKindnessBook OverviewNoYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYouTube Link
KindnessBeing KindBrenda LiKindnessBook OverviewYesYesYesYesYesNoNoEmpathyYouTube Link
KindnessStrickly No ElephantsLisa Mantchev KindnessBook OverviewNoYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathy/Skills for Learning (Be Assertive)YouTube Link
KindnessA Little Spot of KindnessDiane AlberKindnessBook Overview YesYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYouTube Link
KindnessKindness Snippet JarDiane AlberKindnessBook Overview NoNoYesYesYesYesYesEmpathyYouTube Link
KindnessThe Rabbit ListenedCori DoerrfeldKindness & EmpathyBook OverviewYesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathyYouTube Link
KindnessKindness is a Kite StringMichelle SchaubKindnessBook OverviewNoYesYesYesYesYesYesEmpathy

Youtube Link- Intro to the book not the whole book 

KindnessA Day so GreyMarie LambaKindness & PerspectivesBook Overview YesYesYesYesNoNoNoEmpathy/Perspective TakingYouTube Link